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A new and simple tool to explore restaurant and foodservice jobs and find a path that matches your skills with your career goals.

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Get a taste of the restaurant business through our programs, or apply for a scholarship.

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Discover the tools you need to take your ProStart students and your own skills to the next level.

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More than 14 million people work in the restaurant industry. Find out what they're doing here.

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Partner with us, and you can inspire the next generation of restaurant professionals. Get involved with ProStart or our scholarships program. Mentor a student or attend an event. When you donate your money, knowledge, or time, you're helping us build a stronger, more passionate talent base.

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Source: Who Works in the U.S. Restaurant Industry? A Nationwide Survey of the Restaurant Workforce, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, 2014
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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has named Susan Crystal-Mansour, PhD, Vice President of Program Impact. In her new role, Mansour will lead the implementation and execution of the foundation’s portfolio of programs, including ProStart, Opportunity Youth, Military, Scholarships and Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship.

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